Leading Australian Jewish Group Breaks Silence on Prisoner X Affair

A week after the story about Ben Zygier broke, the Executive Council of Australian Jewry issues a statement welcoming calls in Israel and Australia for further investigation into the dual citizen's death.

Australian Jewry's leading body finally broke its silence on Tuesday about the mystery surrounding the death of Ben Zygier, a dual Australian-Israel national who apparently committed suicide in a maximum-security Israeli prison in 2010.